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The roots of environmental consciousness [electronic resource] : popular tradition and personal experience / edited by Stephen Hussey and Paul Thompson.

Contributor(s): Hussey, Stephen, 1967- | Thompson, Paul Richard, 1935-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Routledge studies in memory and narrative: 6.Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000Description: 1 online resource (viii, 226 p.).ISBN: 0203471113 (electronic bk.); 9780203471111 (electronic bk.); 9780415242592 (alk. paper); 0415242592 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Environmentalism | Electronic books | Environmental sciences | SCIENCE -- Environmental Science (see also Chemistry -- Environmental) | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Environmental Policy | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Roots of environmental consciousness.DDC classification: 363.7/05 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : The roots of environmental consciousness : popular tradition and personal experience / Stephen Hussey and Paul Thompson -- The English, the trees, the wild and the green : two millennia of mythological metamorphoses / Paul Thompson -- Animals, children and peasants in Tuscany : a note on the San Gersol�e archive / Giovanni Contini -- Narrating nature : perceptions of the environment and attitudes towards it in life stories / Daniela Koleva -- When the water comes : memories of survival after the 1953 flood / Selma Leydesdorff -- 'Our land is our only wealth' : changing relationships with the environment / Olivia Bennett -- Using community memory against the onslaught of development : a case study of successful resettlement in Zapata, Texas / Jaclyn Jeffrey -- Signs of things to come : metaphor and environmental consciousness in a Yucatecan community / David W. Forrest -- The environmental movement in Kazakstan : ecology, democracy and nationalism / Timothy Edmunds -- Paths to ecofeminist activism : life stories from the north-east of England / Niamh Moore -- Pathways to the Amazon : British campaigners in the Brazilian rainforest / Andrea Zhouri --Reviews. 'Not otherwise touchable somehow' : ecocriticism and literature / Jeff Wallace ; Archetypal history : Simon Schama's Landscape and memory / Bill Schwarz.
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Introduction : The roots of environmental consciousness : popular tradition and personal experience / Stephen Hussey and Paul Thompson -- The English, the trees, the wild and the green : two millennia of mythological metamorphoses / Paul Thompson -- Animals, children and peasants in Tuscany : a note on the San Gersol�e archive / Giovanni Contini -- Narrating nature : perceptions of the environment and attitudes towards it in life stories / Daniela Koleva -- When the water comes : memories of survival after the 1953 flood / Selma Leydesdorff -- 'Our land is our only wealth' : changing relationships with the environment / Olivia Bennett -- Using community memory against the onslaught of development : a case study of successful resettlement in Zapata, Texas / Jaclyn Jeffrey -- Signs of things to come : metaphor and environmental consciousness in a Yucatecan community / David W. Forrest -- The environmental movement in Kazakstan : ecology, democracy and nationalism / Timothy Edmunds -- Paths to ecofeminist activism : life stories from the north-east of England / Niamh Moore -- Pathways to the Amazon : British campaigners in the Brazilian rainforest / Andrea Zhouri --Reviews. 'Not otherwise touchable somehow' : ecocriticism and literature / Jeff Wallace ; Archetypal history : Simon Schama's Landscape and memory / Bill Schwarz.

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